Here are the Blogs in the Refugee Resettlement
Friday, 8 October 2021
October 7, 2021 Cooper Moran
Governor Bill Lee (R) on Wednesday joined Senators Marsha Blackburn(R-TN) and Bill Hagerty (R-TN) and demanded answers from the Biden administration over Afghan refugee resettlement.
Over the past several months, thousands of refugees from Afghanistan have been relocated ...Read More...
Posted on 10/08/2021 7:37 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 20 September 2021
JOHN BINDER 16 Sep 2021
President Joe Biden’s administration is planning to resettle the first group of Afghans brought to the United States across 46 states with many headed to battleground and swing states like Arizona, Florida, Georgia, and Texas.
Biden has said he hopes to resettle about 95,000 ...Read More...
Posted on 09/20/2021 8:17 AM by Bobbie Patray
Wednesday, 15 September 2021
September 14, 2021 Chris Butler
Roughly 300 Afghan refugees are headed for Nashville, but one of the organizations taking them in refused to say Monday whether someone or some entity is vetting those refugees for health or security risks.
Staff at the Islamic Center of Nashville did not return The ...Read More...
Posted on 09/15/2021 5:51 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 9 September 2021
September 9, 2021 Hayley Tschetter
measles outbreak has occurred among Afghan refugees who recently arrived at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin. Fort McCoy is one of the military bases housing thousands of Afghan refugees after recent evacuation attempts because of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
Due ...Read More...
Posted on 09/09/2021 6:25 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 23 August 2021
‘We don’t know at first blush if someone is the seventh-cousin of bin Laden or a Good Samaritan,’ official says.
By John Solomon Updated: August 20, 2021 - 11:29pm
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency is processing airlifted Afghan refugees in locations like Germany, Bahrain and ...Read More...
Posted on 08/23/2021 3:46 PM by Bobbie Patray
Friday, 31 January 2020
Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.– Leahy welcomed Terri Nicholson former Wilson County GOP chair and current member of the Tennessee Republican State Executive Committee ...Read More...
Posted on 01/31/2020 6:42 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 16 January 2020
January 16, 2020 Chris Butler
Officials in four more counties announced Tuesday they either will or will likely oppose Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee’s decision to continue resettling refugees throughout the state.
Those four counties are Bedford, Fayette, Dyer, and Franklin.
Whether ...Read More...
Posted on 01/16/2020 5:24 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 9 January 2020
1. Regarding the Tenth Amendment lawsuit
Consistent with the legislative leadership's statement to "pause" the federal program in Tennessee so that the state's Tenth Amendment lawsuit challenging the program, can proceed unimpeded.
Tennessee's Tenth Amendment lawsuit objects to the federal ...Read More...
Posted on 01/09/2020 4:36 PM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 9 January 2020
A Resolution of No Consent to Refugee Resettlement in ____________County
WHEREAS, the President issued the Presidential Determination on the Admission of Refugees for FY2020, setting the admission cap at 18,000; and
WHEREAS, in 2007, Democrat Governor Phil Bredesen withdrew ...Read More...
Posted on 01/09/2020 4:34 PM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 15 July 2019
July 8, 2019 Jason M. Reynolds
Juliana Ospina Cano will lead Conexión Américas, a Nashville Latino advocacy group, as its new executive director beginning today. Ospina Cano succeeds Renata Soto, who co-founded Conexión Américas 17 years ago.
“Juliana is the ideal leader for Conexión ...Read More...
Posted on 07/15/2019 11:58 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 14 March 2019
NOTE: I cannot begin to tell you how important this is nor how long we have been working on this issue. Please pray for favor and success!!
March 13, 2019
ANN ARBOR, MI – The Thomas More Law Center (“TMLC”), a national nonprofit public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, ...Read More...
Posted on 03/14/2019 5:51 AM by Bobbie Patray